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Nov 7, 2012 10:00am PST
cholesterol is very high, the ekg tells us there is a slight heart problem, and the circulation in your leg is, uh... how should i put it... getting worse. if we don't do something right away, your current situation could lead to a stroke or heart attack. we strongly recommend that you start an exercise program. and we have to put you on a strict diet. and get this prescription filled. whatever you say, doc. here comes a taxi. so, what did the doctor say? not much. everything's o.k. no real problems. do you need to stop at the drugstore? no. later maybe. let's go straight home. ( doorbell buzzes ) becky-- buzzer. i'll be right down, matt. ( tv playing ) i won't be late. can i get you anything before i leave? no, no. i'll be fine. what's that for? because i love you. i love you, too, honey. go on. matt's waiting. see you later. sal: hey, welcome to our fourth annual memorial day cookout. coming up, one of my famous charcoal-broiled hamburgers and how about an all-american hot dog... and, of course, sal's homemade boston baked beans. so, how have you been? oh, so busy, you know, with my day job
Nov 1, 2012 3:00pm PDT
of the tours off the ship. so i went to see the doctor on board the ship, and he gave me an ekg and did some other things. and he says, "anybody ever said anything about a coronary problem to you?" an electrocardiogram (ekg) is a graphic record of the electricaactivity the heart as it beats. it can detect abnormal heartbeats, inadequate blood flow and heart enlargement. goldenetz: i then decided, well, i'm gonna get this taken care of one way or another. so i went to my regular family doctor who had seen me a couple of times with this same complaint. he decided, i think, because i was becoming annoying to him, that he would fax the ekg to a cardiologist. about a half an hour later, the cardiologist called back and asked to speak to me. ... very helpful information, you know... another way to diagnose coronary heart disease is a stress test, or treadmill test. a stress test records the heartbeat during exercise. this is because some heart problems only show up when the heart is working hard. an ekg is done before, during, and after exercising on a treadmill. the next morning he had a treadmil
Nov 18, 2012 9:00am PST
of the heart who have normal ekg's and things like. that. >> how about anger? >> well, we found that depression, social isolation and anger are three of the factors that seem to have a bad effect longevity and general health and brain health. >> does anger produce metabolic changes? >> absolutely. your blood pressure goes up, you get a flushed face. you can tell a person is angry because of the bodily changes, the body-mind connection we're talking about. >> well, we are rational animals, are we not? >> up to a point. >> you mean the rational side or animal side? >> i think the rational side. >> you think we're more animal than rational? >> i think sometimes we put too much time on rationality. i think there has been a lot of tests that show people are really not logical. >> when one is angry or raging -- >> yes. >> then the animal flight syndrome, i guess you would call. >> flight or fight. >> flight or fight comes into play. >> correct. >> and that produces bodily physiological behavior. >> correct. >> what is it? >> the changes in the heart. the heart rate goes faster. your blood pressure
Nov 23, 2012 7:00am PST
to the hospital. now, this is on 101 northbound at the ekg -- embarcadero road exit. the officer has been brought to the the hospital. the number one lane is open, but two, three, and four closed. this will be closed up to six hours. we are encouraging folks to take 280 instead. let's head back to the desk. >>> we'll check back with you more on that. meantime, a san jose fire captain was rushed to the hospital after being badly hurt in a accident last night. live with information on that, and to tell us how many people were left homeless by this. >> reporter: i just spoke so one of the neighbors and one of the people had just moved in a couple days ago. it's near lee and fruitdale. you can see the damage. there's not a roof on there anymore. the fire started about 8:20 last night on willow leaf drive. some relates heard explosion and came outside to see flames shooting from the roof. it quickly escalated to three alarms. and firefighters attacked from the inside but had to move outside when the roof partially collapsed on a fire dap taken. that fire -- captain. the fire captain is a 16 year veter
Nov 20, 2012 2:05am PST
the next day, but by morning my resolve evaporated. my doctor ordered an ekg and showed me the results seem to show you've already had a heart attack. subsequent tests showed my heart was okay, but his words scared me and made me turn my life around. i started walking, taking baby steps. let me tell you, even the smallest steps hurt, but i never gave up. i had no goal weight in mind, i just wanted to regain my health. now i am walking 5ks, and i love the feeling of getting breathless after exercise. after 30 years of being morbidly obese, i'm no longer a prisoner to my own obesity. i am proof even in your 60s, you are never too old to change your life. >> what a doll. and the leader of our joy fit pack is joy bauer. what a great story. >> here's what i love most about the story, pam is 61 years old, and she proves it is never too late. nick the bad habits, new habits, she's enjoying her grandkids in a way she was never able to enjoy her own kids because her obesity got in the way. here's the most critical step that she took, and i think a lot of viewers are going to relate to this. she clea
Nov 26, 2012 5:00am PST
was elected back in june after the oust of mu bar ekg. >>> people d -- mumbarek. >>> chris moore plans to retire at the end of january. tonight's community meeting is set for 8:00 at the community center. it's the first of four meetings set over the next couple of week. >>> a san francisco couples challenge of the marriage ban. justices will decide whether to hear an appeal from the defenders of prop 8. that's the controversial california initiative banning gay marriage. it is set to meet this week to decide which cases it will hear. >>> it is 5:11. we have a lot more to come, including this, she e -- she went swimming with sea lions, so why did she land behind bars. >>> party goers found something strange on the confetti at the macy's thanksgiving day parade. why it could mean a major mishap at a local police department. ,,,, ♪♪ you can help othersnk along the way. ♪ ♪ a portion of every bottle that they sell goes to fight ♪ ♪ breast cancer and i think that's swell. ♪ ♪ the more you take, the more they'll pay, ♪ ♪ so make them write a big check today. ♪ ♪ and i
Nov 21, 2012 1:00pm EST
here. that's supposed ton like d to ekg. we're checking the holiday health of the consumer. one of the key metrics for what consumers think about the world -- home prices. this time last year, median home price fell at almost a 6% rate. now it's rising by 11%. let's move on and take a look at wages. wages were up 3.5%. year on year this time last year. now the number is almost 4%. still needs to be 5% or 6% because that's a nominal number that doesn't account for inflation. sentiment 20 points high weather it comes to the consumer. what about the unemployment rate? this time last year we went into christmas with a 9% unemployment rate. now move it over. it is 7.9%. still too high but quite a bit better than it was. what about debt? a key aspect for how consumers feel and their ability to shop. you can see here, over the period of the crisis, debt levels have come down and the debt service levels have come down because interest rates have come down. we had -- if you just zoom in right here on that green line, a slight blip up in total household debt in the last quarter. that coul
Nov 30, 2012 3:00am PST
't run an ekg when he properly diagnosed a woman with a gallbladder problem, operated on it three weeks later she had a heart attack. she turned around, she sued him. >> yep. >> she got a $3 million reward. of course, it was overturned three years later, but that doctor was scarred. and the message was sent to everybody in his practice, run an ekg on everybody. >> right. >> it cost, what, $60 billion over ten years, i think cbo says that. >> look, i agree with you, and i was a strong advocate for malpractice reform. by the way, remember, the president was a strong advocate for malpractice reform. he wrote an article when he was a senator in "the new england journal of medicine" for malpractice reform, which most people don't remember. and when he gave that joint speech in congress in september, he said, look, we have to -- >> you're just saying it's not the main driver. we've got to focus on how doctors are paid. >> that's one thing. a second thing is medicare sets prices for things like wheelchairs or hospital beds or laboratory tests. why don't we use the market? you believe in the ma
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